The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 21, 1983, Image 10

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Her best effort — a 28-point barrage in a 105-81 victory over the Rice Owls Jan. 8 — was three points better than the team’s single-game high of last season, when guard Kelley Sullivan scored 25 points in a two-point loss to San Francisco. The Aggie Ladies, 8-9 on the season and 1-2 in Southwest Conference play, host SMU Saturday afternoon at 5:15 be fore the start of the Aggie men’s game with the Mustangs. Edgar says she didn’t get overconfident when Rapp in serted her into the starting five. “I thought: ‘I’m here and this is where I want to be, but I still have a lot of work to do,’” she said. “I still have to show them that I can handle this position. Coach Rapp was saying that I had to be ready when the ball was tipped, and I was getting my mind set on that.” Edgar, who averaged 25 points during her junior season at Bryan Adams, said her ability to play well for the Aggie Ladies has boosted her confidence. “It’s not like a dream come true,” she said, “but it’s where I want to be. I felt like I could do it — there was no doubt in my mind about it. In high school, it Jenni Edgar leading Aggie Ladies at 13 points a game just seemed so easy, and that’s what I’m used to. “But when I think about it, I guess I am surprised to be lead ing the team in scoring. I’m sur prised, because usually people who lead college teams are the tall posts, the tall forwards or the black players. “Other people are surprised,” Edgar said. “When they hear who the leading scorer is and they see me walking out on the floor, they say, ‘Her?’ I love it.” During high school basket ball, Edgar said, her role as a leader wasn’t clearly defined. “I think it was expected of me to be the leader,” she said. "But I wouldn’t say I was the leader. We didn’t have a very close-knit team, and the people on my high school team didn’t really like me very much. They thought every thing 1 got was handed to me on a silver platter and that I didn’t deserve anything. “And that really made me work even harder to prove to them that they were wrong.” With high school two years behind, Edgar said she’s pleased with this year’s turn of events. “I feel like it’s worked out just perfect,” she said. “I got experi ence last year and I'm really get ting the feel of it now. But if I had gone to a bigger-name school, I would have been sitting on the bench during my fresh man and sophomore year and maybe starting to play myjunior year.” While the Aggie Ladies have lost three straight road games to Texas Tech, Baylor anci Arkan sas, Edgar has connected on only six of 19 shots in the last two games. Both she and her team mates still have confidence. Ed sen gar ibes ontinued fr satd’ bin wdat rs a | S o have sing aS ' glt maykf B ar - .P c - , _ The return • , V.V? the ^game d Chappelle said. I haven t played v J| as jhinkir ia\ en t lost any conf,* t he Aggies but 1 don t think anybe rh hurdles. C •'I 1 ; ( onhdence. It’s Me event ir -Y^alltalkedafcMst year ; 1 just don uhinksomeol.feed for tl ihc fi^ht m us that U( jq j nc loor im all on the ground,: e pulling a n hall and things like thatV it I , . Thomas pi ' lus ' rkouts this vt ( hn mat. onh-^pt outbreak ° ‘ x, ‘ s A ' said it’s bee games u j" make upits$» was i ast y ioi(i Edgar said some be in belt players may lie approa ekend ’ s meet conference game wrong attitude. He said son ms participat .. , , Relays have al A lot ol us arc thini et this season what really counts is ump 0 n the \srst Lonlerence. shes -j be’s not r< I don’t know. Some ofdi^l t he outc .ms are saving thosegaaMf. don t count on our S The first tra Conference record rea count. "But they do. Evei counts. I don’t care if Saturday doesn’t coun conference — it count our record. vler Open at Sooner Relays ■ Aggie nen’s swimn tpete against i Baton Ron Track teams to compete ane Saturdas 'lew Orleans he Texas Ai ch has a 2-3 ton, has lost ked in the n by Joe Tindel Jr. Battalion Staff It’s been cold, it’s been rainy and it’s been both. That’s not the kind of weather track coaches want to see before their teams hit the road to their first meet of the season. It’s not good for workouts and it slows prepara tion. And in no way does it match the climate that Texas A&M’s in door track teams will be playing in this month. The Aggies don’t practice under a roof. But ready or not, both teams are off to Oklahoma City today for the Sooner Relays this weekend. The indoor meet will mark the beginning of the 1983 season for the Aggies and Aggie Ladies and will provide the coaches of both teams with a preview of things to come. Men’s coach Charlie Thomas said he’ll take more team mem bers to Oklahoma than the max imum of 24 allowed in the Southwest Conference Indoor meet. Consequently, one of his priorities will be to whittle his team down to 24 top contenders. Four of those 24 will likely be high jumpers. Thomas has high hopes for success in that event this season, since Olympic quali fier Jimmy Howard will be back for his final season. Howard’s best jump last spring was 7-feet- 5-inches. Junior Don Jones, who doubles as a wide receiver on the Aggie football team, junior Chuck Perry and sophomore Ethan Glass have turned in good marks in the past and are ex pected to be top performers in the high jump. But Thomas’ big concern now is Rod Richardson, the Aggies’ top performer and the current NCAA record-holder in the 60-yard dash. Richardson is recovering from an ankle injury suffered this fall during his de but season as a wide receiver and ; women’s te; kickof f returner fortheti . corc | G j i_2. team. Bing the : 1 he doctor has jus men’s squad given him (Rich; trdsonlptgmia 65-39 sion to start working out,'| the w'ome wav iK'hind, fhomas unjaineers b “He's only worked out acc|Q ()ac h ^,j e | of days. Blost to Sc “He may miss all of iversity, rank dooi season. We’ll just I j on by a scot play that by ear and see p as nol { j ( lie’s ready to run. event, whicl The coach said healsoi roK margin, good things from his team and his pole yaulter said the Aggies’ distance See TRACK page Ik JESUS IS LORD Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 8:30 a.m. . 11:00 a.m. tvening Worship 6:30 p.m. ALDERSGATE 0 UNITED METHODIST CHURCH MSC STUDENT PROGRAMS IS EXPLODING WITH EXCITEMENT. COME SEE WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU THIS SPRING. WED. JAN. 26 10-2 1ST FLOOR MSC '(^gycrofts Donr ciyeaou THE SAme OLD sonc ADD DAflCt X Rockspc ^ Casual ? Casual ? Casual Sporto Jack! 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